The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 14 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 5 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 14.08% 13.89% 35.71%
As % of the General category 34.48% 41.67% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 27
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
58 12 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 40.85% 33.33% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 40 6 58
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 13 (35.14%) Retail
4 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
5 11 (29.73%) Linux
5 11 (29.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (24.32%) UNIX
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) .NET
6 9 (24.32%) TIBCO
6 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) Degree
6 9 (24.32%) JIRA
7 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
7 8 (21.62%) MS Project
8 7 (18.92%) C#
8 7 (18.92%) Perl
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Confluence
9 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (16.22%) Release Management
9 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (16.22%) VB
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL
9 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) Subversion
10 5 (13.51%) Change Management
10 5 (13.51%) Validation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) Confluence
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Project
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) VoIP
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) IPsec
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) BGP
2 1 (2.70%) OSPF
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
1 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JIRA
2 6 (16.22%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) MSBuild
3 4 (10.81%) NUnit
4 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.11%) StyleCop
5 2 (5.41%) FxCop
5 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.41%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 13 (35.14%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Designer
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) WCF
4 2 (5.41%) WPF
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) JSP
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) EPoS
2 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) PMI
3 3 (8.11%) Online Games
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) UNIX
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
4 11 (29.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
7 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (16.22%) Release Management
7 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.51%) Change Management
8 5 (13.51%) Validation
8 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
8 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
8 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
8 5 (13.51%) User Stories
8 5 (13.51%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) C#
1 7 (18.92%) Perl
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) VB
3 5 (13.51%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) RHCE
3 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (8.11%) PMP
3 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
1 5 (13.51%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) TIBCO
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Veritas
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) hybris
6 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) NetScout
7 1 (2.70%) Endeca
7 1 (2.70%) Brocade
7 1 (2.70%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.70%) ATG
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya